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. >>> and switching gears tonight president obama got a firsthand look today at the damage caused by hurricane sandy. one of the hardest-hit areas breezy point, new york, where 111 homes burned to the ground during the height of the storm. tonight more than 6 million homes and businesses in 13 states are still without power. 68 deaths are blamed on sandy. alison harmelin is in new jersey where the president promised help for communities that were destroyed. >> reporter: good evening. night has fallen here in atlantic city but earlier today it was actually beautiful and sunny at the jersey shore. that only made it more clear for the president the other officials who were here observing that the devastation is just everywhere. president obama arrived in new jersey for a close-up look at the damage. the president took a chopper tour with governor chris christie over devastated areas of the state where super storm sandy hit with full force. >> we are here for you and we will not forget. we will follow up to make sure you get all the help you need until you rebuild. >> reporter: record storm surge took o
power outages in the same areas hit by superstorm sandy. the new storm is pushing residents to the limit. >> everything that i open is here. i'm trying to save it. >> good news is that we have not seen the kind of damage we saw with hurricane sandy and we are confident that we'll be able to move forward in our recovery efforts. >> once again, flight cancellations are piling up. major airlines have scratched about 600 flights across the u.s. a dozen flights to and from sfo have been canceled today. >>> and the area is just getting started on the long recovery effort. people on the east coast still need your help. that's why all day long we have been asking for donations to help the red cross and the sandy relief effort. roberta gonzales and a team of celebrities and volunteers are waiting for your call. how are things going? >> reporter: unbelievable. we have been here for 11 hours strong now since 6 a.m. people have been coming in and out volunteering their day to answer these telephone calls like tony stewart right here from the oakland raiders. what has impressed us the most is how you
obstacle for the northeast as it recovers from sandy now. the storm headed their way next. >> selling your car could end up costing you thousands. the often overlooked theft that could make you liable for tickets and tows after your car is sold. in tonight's consumerwatch. ,, might expect you're no longn the hook for tickets or tow. but as cbs 5 consumerwatch atts explains, >>> when you sell a car and transfer the title you might expecting you're no longer on the hook for tickets or tow fees. as cbs 5 consumerwatch reporter julie watts explains you might be wrong. >>> reporter: >> i just don't understand it. it does not make sense. >> reporter: when nan hawkins and her husband clay solder that '94 pontiac for $500, they never imagined it could cost them thousands. nan thought she did everything right. >> we'll have to get this cleared. >> reporter: three days after the sale she transferred the title and filled out the release of liability in person at the dmv. little did she know that very same day, the pontiac's new owner put the car back up for sale and packed it on the this dirt lot in
super storm sandy. and president obama and governor mitt romney wasted no time going on the attack. >> reporter: air force one dropped president obama at his first stop green bay. after three days off the campaign trail, the president wasted no time confronting mitt romney's twist on bringing change to washington. >> he is saying's he is the candidate of change. let me tell you, wisconsin. we know what change looks like. >> yeah! [ applause and cheers ] >> and what the governor's offering sure ain't change. >> reporter: president obama then jetted to las vegas to deliver his closing argument in another key battleground state. >> it's more than just a choice between two candidates. it's more than just a choice between two parties. you're going to be making a choice between two fundamentally different visions of america. >> reporter: the president will be in eight different states before the weekend is over. for both white house candidates, it's now an all-out sprint to election day. mitt romney concentrated on virginia thursday. he toned down his speeches after sandy hit but was on
of the misery that superstorm sandy brought last week. snow is already falling heavily in connecticut and north new jersey. the rain, wet snow, strong wind will certainly setback the clean-up damage from sandy. thousands of people in the low- lying neighborhoods have been warned to clear out again. cbs 5 is partnering with the red cross to help victims of hurricane sandy. tomorrow, we will be asking all you viewers to join us and donate. our special hotline will be open running from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. >>> what's happening in the bay area can't compare to what's happening on the east coast but we are seeing a cooling trend. >> it's significant because we had record highs yesterday. san jose and concord hit a record high 80 degrees. the next several days we will be lucky to make it to 60 degrees. big change. here's a peek outside right now. the clouds rolled into the bay early this afternoon. and they have stuck around all day. and now even in our inland communities the mount diablo cam can't see the mountain now because the clouds have pushed inland. 60 for concord. 59 livermore. santa rosa 57. do
a gallon. >>> widespread destruction from superstorm sandy will likely make this the largest relief effort for the red cross since hurricane katrina. so far the red cross has raised $117 million in donations for sandy relief. the west coast definitely stepped up to help the east coast. we want to thank you. with your help, we were able to raise nearly $180,000 for the red cross hurricane sandy relief fund during yesterday's telethon. and you can still make a donation by visiting our website, cbssf.com and clicking on the red cross link. >> it was fun working on that answering the phones. >> it was so neat to talk to people. it's amazing how generous people were. >> they really turned out. thanks. >>> all right. they are warriors with wounds you can't see veterans of iraq and afghanistan suffering from brain trauma or ptsd. a group of those veterans got a chance to try a new approach to their therapy in vallejo today. cbs 5 reporter da lin shows us how dolphins help the healing process. >>> reporter: they came home with invisible scars, psychologically traumatized by the combat experiences
contributions made by its employees to any sandy related relief effort by making an additional contribution to the american red cross. >>> basically i started keeping track because it was happening so often. >> i lost count. >> safeway shoppers overcharged again. and again. and again. how the store is supposed to make it up to you. >> then 23 million reasons to be thankful. a mystery lotto winner reveals the special needs for grandchildren turning a jackpot into a blessing. >> good evening happy friday, meteorologist paul deanno here. we are falling back this weekend. should be getting chillier? the exact opposite in the forecast. wait until you see how warm we're going to get. ,,,,,, pleasantone bi the east bay. cal is preparing for it's ft friday night gam >>> an historic game is creating a rough commute in the east bay tonight. cal is preparing for its first friday night game at home against the washington huskies. berkeley officials are urging fans to take public transit to the game to avoid an already heavy friday evening commute. >> people are cooperating and so far, all of our report
sandy hit the northeast. some residents of new jersey are returning to their home for the first time to find this -- devastation. they will end gas rationing tomorrow morning. in new york and many in long island still in the dark. more than 70,000 people still without power. the governor plans to request at least $30 billion in federal disaster aid to rebuild. >>> italy's historic city of venice is under water. flooding is common -- is common in venice this time of year and the high tide mark has been brought to the sixth highest level in 150 years. >>> elizabeth is in for paul today. >> in the morning show, the evening show. we do it all around here. >> did it feel cooler to you today? >> it was just cold. >> we at least saw plenty of sunshine around the bay area. so turned out to be a nice, fall day. temperatures were on the cooler side of average. from 3-5 degrees cooler. these are temperatures out the door right now. we're still seeing 50s. santa rosa coming in at 61. oakland and cob cord in the mid to -- concord in the mid to upper 50s. partly cloudy skies and a lot of 40-degree
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